July 23, 2024

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This is behind Putin’s infamous turbine trick

An energy crisis is brewing in Germany as Russia uses gas as a weapon to thwart Germany’s support for Ukraine.

And now this: Russian gas giant Gazprom wants to further cut supplies through the Baltic Sea pipeline Nord Stream 1. Starting Wednesday, 20 percent, or 33 million cubic meters of gas, will flow daily through the most important supply route to Germany, the company announced on Monday. The official reason given by the Russians: maintenance work on another Siemens turbine.